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Sydney Harbour Regatta

Sydney 38's go head-to-head Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

A dozen Sydney 38’s from Australia and overseas are making history today as they prepare for the first ever Sydney 38 OD International Championship at Middle Harbour Yacht Club as part of the 11th anniversary Sydney Harbour Regatta. It was not without incident that the 12 will make the start line for the first of three planned windward/leeward races today, ...

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Flying Fifteen World Championship in Napier

Leaders Race 6 Thursday - Penultimate Day - Flying Fifteen World Championship 2017 © Jonny Fullerton

The penultimate race of the 21st Luxus Flying Fifteen World Championship in Napier has set up to be a mouthwatering finale with the title hanging in the balance. Another warm sunny day on Hawke’s Bay with a hint of a stronger breeze earlier on, which toyed with the PRO and ended up proving a real challenge. Twice race management were ...

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JJ Giltinan 18ft skiffs

2017 JJ Giltinan Trophy 18ft Skiff Championship, February 25, 2017 Michael Chittenden©

Catch the latest race of the JJ Giltinan Trophy for the 18ft Skiffs, sailed on Sydney harbour. Great coverage from the very knowledgeable team on the Camera Cat, including commentary from Peter Shipway, Bob Killick, Warwick Rooklyn and Andrew Buckland. Also this year the 18ft TV team are running a drone camera providing some special insights of the key incidents, ...

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37th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

37th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2017 Louay Habib

The Sint Maarten Yacht Club is a hive of activity as competitors arrive for the 37th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. The racing action kicks off on March 2nd with the Gill Commodore’s Cup, a one-day windward leeward racing event, allowing sailors to practice and perfect their racing without influencing the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which runs March 3-5. The 2017 ...

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GKSS / WMRT Gothenburg Match Cup

GKSS to host WMRT Gothenburg Match Cup © WMRT

Gothenburg is the latest city to add to the growing list of WMRT World Tour level events that qualify teams into Championship level events and earn valuable points on the 2017 WMRT leaderboard. The WMRT Gothenburg Match Cup will be sailed on the beautiful Swedish west coast outside the GKSS clubhouse in Långedrag on May 12-14th, with the top two ...

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Exxpedition ~ Vancouver Club Night

Vancouver Club Night - Exxpedition Bluewater Cruising Association

If your total sailing experience was a couple of hours, would you sign up to join 13 other women whom you’d never met for a 21 day offshore passage from Brazil to French Guyana? Sarah Richardson did… Join her as she tells and shows us her experiences on the 72’ research vessel, Sea Dragon, as a crew member of Exxpedition ...

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GC32 Championship Final Five Teams

Land Rover BAR Academy will be skippered by Rob Bunce - GC32 Championship © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman

Racing starts tomorrow at the inaugural GC32 Championship. 11 international teams, from the Extreme Sailing Series™ and the GC32 Racing Tour, plus a few competing in this summer’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup will line up off Al Mouj (The Wave, Muscat), on the outskirts of Muscat, Oman from Tuesday 28th February until Sunday 5th March. Eleven GC32s represents the ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

Competitors enjoyed the racing as well as the amazing sealife during the course of the RORC Caribbean 600 © RORC / ELWJ Photography

The 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 started in magnificent conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean enjoying sparkling conditions. Close to 900 sailors from 30 different nations competed in the ninth edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s classic offshore race. Olympic medallists, America’s Cup winners and round the world sailors competed alongside passionate corinthians on the ...

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Club Marine Series

Club Marine Series © Alex McKinnon Photography

Big winds and choppy seas were the taste of Saturday’s racing at the Club Marine Series. Race day five, February 25, saw 120 boats registered for the series with some boats not venturing to the start line due to the fresh Port Phillip Bay breeze. A strong 20 knots blew in from the South/ South-West bringing with it choppy seas ...

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GC32 Championship

Cardiff. UK. 25th June 2016. The Extreme Sailing Series 2016. Act3 © Lloyd Images

A new-look Oman Air will aim to kick start their 2017 season in style as top-class sailing teams from across the globe converge on Muscat, Oman, for the first ever GC32 Championship this week. The crew, this year led by $1 million World Match Racing Tour winner Phil Robertson, will go into battle against rivals from the Extreme Sailing Series ...

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